This article investigates various methods that states have employed to provide property tax relief to their senior citizens and evaluates their effectiveness. The pros and cons of homestead exemptions, different credit and rebate programs, deferral programs, property tax freezes, reverse mortgages, and other programs are explored. Twenty-two pages of comparative charts are included for comparison purposes.
"The Property Tax Relief for the Elderly: A Survey of the Nation,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
2, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol6/iss2/8